Family History Projects and Crafts
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These old-fashioned recipes are favorite family recipes from the readers and editors of Family Tree Magazine.
Digital storytelling websites let you post a photo and tell its tale online, sharing your pictographic history with the world.
Teaching family history can be fun for both the student and the teacher! Here are some great projects to get kids of all ages interested in family history .
Teaching heritage to young children can be fun for the student and the teacher. Here are some fun projects to get kids interested in genealogy.
Binders are a great tool for organizing and sharing family history research! Download this free guide and get started creating your own genealogy binder.
Binders are a great tool for organizing and sharing family history research. Not only can they can help you organize information for your own reference, but they are also a great way to share your discoveries in a portable, easy-to-understand format that other family members can flip through and enjoy.
Anyone undertaking a genealogy scanning project, or just scanning a single old picture for to share on social media, might have wondered what resolution is best for the particular thing about to be scanned. Wonder no more! Here are some quick resolution tips for scanning old photos and documents.
It’s easy and inexpensive to set up a family history website that will put you in charge of your clan’s online dream home.
Want to hear your relatives’ stories, but not sure where to start? The best tactics for family history interviews are to ask open-ended questions (rather than ones with yes or no answers), and to focus on people’s memories and experiences. It’s much more interesting—for you and the interviewee—to talk about the stories and emotions behind the events in your family’s past.
Stick notes to your locker with old family photographs, or build a pictorial family tree on your refrigerator with this fun genealogy photo project.
Show your interest in family history using the PicMonkey photo editor and Spoonflower custom fabric service. This simple infinity scarf uses a yard of custom-printed poly crepe de chine. You can choose different fabrics or custom gift-wrap.
Are family get-togethers growing so large that they’ve become a version of Guess Who? Help everyone match names with faces by making a quick family collage to print and post at your next reunion (and share beforehand). You also can upload it to a photo service to include in a photo book or other project.
Invite your ancestors to the party with festive family bunting showcasing old images or more recent snapshots. This 30-minute project makes great decor for a birthday party, anniversary celebration or wedding.
Anyone who enjoys family history and photographs knows that photos are meant to be shared. Fortunately, the digital revolution makes it fun and easy to share photos—and details about them—in projects everyone will enjoy.
Remember, your own history will eventually become family history! Record these 16 things about yourself to preserve your life story for future genealogists.
Learn how to safely label photos to preserve the information in them with these three tips.
This board is all about family history projects, activities and crafts. Find ideas and inspiration for how to share your family's story in new and creative ways, whether it's creating new family keepsakes, proudly displaying heirlooms, or doing a genealogy project with kids. No matter what your goal, we've got ideas and inspiration for you.